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  1. 2017 RockAuto XOR Adventure Sweepstakes!

    RockAuto is teaming up with PowerNation TV again to give away a one-of-a-kind Jeep built by Ian Johnson, straight from the Xtreme Off Road shop! You can win this 1968 Jeepster Commando loaded with performance upgrades. Go online and enter for your chance to win today! Check out the RockAuto...
  2. 2002 Passat 1.8T ABS adventure and need VCDS help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 Passat 1.8T ABS adventure hi there, After 13 years, finally my 02 Passat hit the same ABS module thing. ABS on brake flashing and three beeps. It was the module. I did some research and decided to fix myself. There is easier way here to remove the module without removing tire and...
  3. The Passat adventure begins.

    New Member Introductions
    I swore I would never own another German car. But, like all things addictive, they keep coming back into my life. I as recently 'given' a 2000 B5 1.8T and thus far I have replaced the starer, front snubber, MAF, Coolant tank, brakes, 1 coil pack, ABS controller, timing belt and water pump...
  4. My Plasti Dip Adventure

    Wax On, Wax Off
    So I finally got around to dipping all the chrome on my car this weekend with the help of my fiancee. It was a pretty cool process, and the product works just as advertised. I took some pictures for you guys to see the end results! Here I am hard at work! Front Grill & Whatever that chrome...
  5. Memory Test... automotive style. Plus adventure & rescue!

    Anything Auto
    My dad has a late 60's or early 70's boat that's been sitting in a garage for an unknown number of years. It's got a Mercruiser 120 engine which is actually a GM 2.5 liter four-in-line industrial engine fitted out for marine application. It wouldn't run so I went through the typical...
  6. It's been a long adventure!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After nearly a month having my Passat without an engine or transmission in it I have finally got it all back together! Given most of the adventure was delayed because I refuse to purchase over priced parts from autozone.. Today I'll be: Filling new gearbox with gear oil Filling and bleeding...
  7. Adventure trip with my B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got back home this past Monday from a nearly 6K mile adventure, WAY more mileage than I anticipated, but I was very, very pleased with the way my Passat handled the trip. Before I even left home I had the timing belt, tensioner, thermostat, and water pump changed out. At the same time the...
  8. Snub mount adventure

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hello pw members. 2000 b5 v6 4motion. i decided to tackle the snub mount yesterday, i read quite a few threads on here about how to replace it. some people have done it by just removing the bracket off the block and the bracket off the rad support because it's quicker than putting the front...
  9. Went on an adventure today

    The Showroom
    The girl snapped this photo. The Passat is pretty dirty, but you can't tell in this. It was a good Easter outing.
  10. My ongoing adventure trying to fix my car. CEL 16684 and P0300

    B5 Garage
    My ongoing adventure trying to fix my car: p0300, p0101, p0171 UPDATED WITH ACCURATE DTC'S 10/20/09 So my CEL light is on, and my ASR light is on. My car seems to drive pretty well, and idle well but intermidently I will be at a stop light and the cars idle with jump around until it finally...
  11. Rust fixing adventure! (56k Beware!)

    The Showroom
    Hey guys. I finally decided to fix the rust (car cancer as I like to call it) on my car. Here's some before pics of the damage: And the only semi-good one I have the hood damage (the damage is a lot more severe you can see further down where we sand blasted the rust): Now onto the...
  12. The Passat World Quiz Adventure

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    For those of you who have had the pleasure to have your passat in pieces. You are among few. For those of you who know your way around those pieces. There is none. Therefore, I ask you to identify the following off my 2000 passat b5: 1. First Off, we have a sensor, one of the clips is broken...
  13. First DIY oil change on 99 V6 adventure (long)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thanks to Club B5, I finally got brave enough (or stupid enough) to try changing my own oil on my 99 V6 Tip. I went to my local Advanced and purchased 9 quarts (I wanted to have lots of extra) of Mobile 1 0W40 and a Purolator (more on this later) oil filter. I also purchased a case of Pennzoil...
  14. Baisee, TheRockshow and MRrockshow's big adventure *56k no*

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    yay it was damn hot outside but it was ffffuuunnnn! :lol: